Mr Nigel Barr

Mr Nigel Barr

Accredited Mediator (ADR Group Civil and Commercial) GGSM, LRAM, ALCM, Cert Ed Buckinghamshire
Membership Status: Mediator

Results and Memberships

Feedback score: 0 League table position: Awaiting feedback Total Mediations undertaken: 66 Member Level: Senior Mediator

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General Information

TESTIMONIALS

“Nigel's style was informal but firm and he was able to convey each parties position to the other in a relaxed and calm way”

“This was a long running dispute and we achieved an acceptable financial settlement and restored the commercial relationship between the parties”

“I am quite sure that this dispute would have ended in an expensive litigation had it not been for Nigel’s grasp of the details and his skilful mediation leaving both parties content”

ABOUT NIGEL BARR

Nigel has over 30 Mediations under his belt concentrating on B2B Commercial disputes and Local Authority disputes..

Nigel's business experience spans 30 years and has involved manufacturing and property companies as well as a long career negotiating contracts in the music industry.  His ability to help settle disputes and negotiate solutions has helped establish him as a senior music consultant dealing with multi-national companies and individuals. 

His relaxed style, calm confidence and sense of humour have helped parties in the mediation process prioritise issues and reach settlement.

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Nigel has experience in the following areas:

• Business

• Local Authority

• Property

• Commercial

• Intellectual Property

• Contracts

• Music Industry

• Copyright

• Publishing

• Record Companies

 

ADVANCED TRAINING

Nigel has Dual Qualification giving him Accreditation Internationally

 

WHY CHOOSE NIGEL

• Extensive experience in negotiating and settling disputes - 30 years contract negotiation experience

• Wide ranging experience and sector specialisation - Music and Entertainment Industry specialism but wide ranging experience in general business negotiation

• Personable, calm and confident - Nigel's relaxed style, calm confidence and sense of humour have helped parties in the mediation process prioritise issues and reach settlement.

• Available to work anywhere - Nigel is based in Buckinghamshire and is within easy reach of London.  Nigel is willing to travel anywhere in the UK and internationally.

EXAMPLES OF RECENT CASES

Dispute involving breach of contract

Dispute involving Local Authority and SEN

Dispute involving non-fulfilment of contractual obligations

Dispute involving non payment

Dispute involving non delivery

Dispute involving union protected employee and a production company

Dispute involving unfair dismissal

Dispute involving landlord and tenant

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

2013 - present - Accredited Mediator

1997 - present - Music consultant negotiating contracts and licenses for music industry professionals and business, and, resolving commercial and contractual disputes.

1985 - present - Owned and managed a property portfolio of rental and investment properties.

1982 - present - Owner of Barrlines Gigbags.

1982 - present - Freelance Bass Trombonist.

2008 - 2012 - Artist Manager Michael Nyman

1997 - 2000 - Lecturer at Buckinghamshire New University at BA and MA level on their Music Management degree courses.

1996 - 1998 - Composer Agency representing composers for film, TV and adverts with over 20 composer clients.

1992 - 1997 - Artist Manager Michael Nyman

1985 - 1987 - Consultant for Boosey and Hawkes brass instrument manufacturer in London and Japan.

1980 - 1984 - Guildhall School of Music and Drama - Graduate.

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History

History
  • Date

    Nature of dispute

    Outcome

  • LA/SEN - Essex
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN - Wiltshire
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN - Hampshire
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN - Berkshire
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN - Aylesbury
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN - Devon
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN - Wiltshire
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • LA/SEN - Bristol
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN - Gloucester
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Partial Settlement
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Partial Settlement
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN (half day mediation)
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN (half day mediation)
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • Contractual - online mediation
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • Music Publishing Contract
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • Contract
    Outcome: Settled
  • Contract
    Outcome: Settled
  • Music Contract
    Outcome: Partial Settlement
  • LA/EN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • Contractual - telephone mediation
    Outcome: Partial Settlement
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Partial Settlement
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • LA/SEN
    Outcome: Settled
  • Artist/Record Label
    Outcome: Settled
  • Event company/orchestra
    Outcome: Settled
  • Record Co./Artist
    Outcome: Settled
  • Contractual - telephone mediation
    Outcome: Settled
  • Production Co./Publisher
    Outcome: Settled
  • Publisher/Record Co.
    Outcome: Settled
  • IP telephone mediation
    Outcome: Settled
  • Property
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • Property
    Outcome: Settled
  • Contractual
    Outcome: Did Not Settle
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Commercial
    Outcome: Settled
  • Contractual
    Outcome: Settled

Insurance

Insurance
  • Insurance Provider Oxygen Insurance
  • Certificate Status Certificate on file
  • Expiry Date 4 June 2018
  • Level of Cover 1000000

CPD & Training

CPD & Training
  • Mediation Training Provider ADR Group
  • Date Qualified as Mediator 8 February 2013
  • Training Certificate Download PDF

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